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Q.deer ate bark off young tree

Zone 4 -6 | Evelyn Mitchell added on April 6, 2015 | Answered

A deer ate some of the bark off a young tree. Can it be saved? My tree has begun to bloom and looks alive but I am worried about the damage that the deer caused.

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Answered on April 6, 2015

Here is an article that will help you assess the severity of the damage done to the tree bark along with prescribed course of treatments:


I would also look into measures to protect your young trees from deer. Ideas can be found in the following articles:

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